12 Websites for Discovering New Desktop and Web Apps

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Everyday web designers and developers rely heavily on applications to do their job – a job that is always changing and evolving. This means that there’s always a need for new applications, but with so many apps being released, finding what you need can be an overwhelming task. Thankfully there are websites and blogs out there that find the best apps to make your job easier. Here are 12 that you are guaranteed to find useful for finding new apps.

App Sheriff

web apps

App Sheriff is a relatively new blog, but is already full of useful reviews and information on the latest apps.

WebAppers

web apps

WebAppers is a blog dedicated to share top quality open source resources for web developer and web designer daily.

Creative Applications

web apps

CreativeApplications.Net is your daily dose of inspiring apps for Mac, PC and iPhone.

Web.AppStorm

web apps

Web.AppStorm reviews all the top apps and utilities that can help you work smarter and communicate more effectively. They also round up the better options into convenient lists for you.

Webware

web apps

Webware believes the future of applications is online delivery and access, and their goal is to tell you about all the best web apps as they are launched.

Lovelypages

web apps

Lovely pages is a web applications & services directory focused on a minimalist style.

Mac.AppStorm

web apps

AppStorm brings you not just reviews of great (and not so great) Mac apps, but we also round them up into categorized lists, give you how-to tips and tricks to get more out of them, and combine it with a healthy dose of Mac related news.

W3Avenue

web apps

W3Avenue in an online blog/publication that provides information on apps and resources for rapid web development.

Useful Tools

web apps

Useful Tools is a well organized blog that lists useful apps complete with ratings by category.

MakeUseOf

web apps

MakeUseOf is a blog that features cool apps as well as computer tips and downloads that make you more productive.

Web Resources Depot

web apps

Web Resources Depot i a consistent source for finding new apps and other useful resources for web designers and developers.

The Museum of Modern Betas

web apps

The Museum of Modern Betas has been around since 2004. They showcase brand new web apps, but even if you don’t find something useful here it is fun to look through all of the betas.

About the Author

Henry Jones is a web developer, designer, and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience. He is the founder of WDL and ThemeTrust.

14 Comments

  1. Umut Muhaddisoglu
    October 20, 2009

    Henry,
    Thanks very much for including WebResourcesDepot to this nice post, so appreciated.

    Reply
  2. designfollow
    October 20, 2009

    thank for this links.

    Reply
  3. Alison
    October 20, 2009

    Thanks so much for mentioning Useful Tools!

    Reply
  4. Pepijn Looije
    October 20, 2009

    You missed the best one: Wakoopa.

    This is a social network with the focus on software.

    http://www.wakoopa.com

    Reply
    • patrick
      November 23, 2009

      That’s exactly what I want to say.

      Reply
  5. Inside the Webb
    October 20, 2009

    These are great! I had heard of App Sherif before but never went to the site, I’m glad I saw it on the list though. Keep up the awesome posts

    Reply
  6. _mark
    October 20, 2009

    nice collection. thank you!

    Reply
  7. web design gold coast
    October 20, 2009

    Nice useful list. Thanks for sharing.

    Reply
  8. Henry
    October 20, 2009

    @Umut Muhaddisoglu & Alison: You’re both very welcome. You have great sites. Keep up the good work.

    Reply
  9. Sid
    October 20, 2009

    Really useful collections here! Thanks for that!

    Reply
  10. Waheed Akhtar
    October 21, 2009

    Nice list. Thanks for sharing.

    Reply
  11. Web Design Maidstone Kent
    October 21, 2009

    Thank you, I’ve bookmarked and will check all of the sites! Very useful :)

    Reply
  12. GIVISION | Jiri Mocicka
    November 2, 2009

    The world of web App – nice post guys.
    Appreciate it …
    Jiri

    Reply
  13. Sorin
    October 4, 2011

    hey, Thank you, I’ve bookmarked and will check all of the sites! best

    Reply

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